Introduction

Helshan is ranked number 2 in the U21 Men category and top 10 in the Senior Men.

Helshan is member of the Senior National team and currently plays in the Swedish league.  He has won numerous national Individual and Doubles tournaments and his future aims include playing for England at the highest level and improving both his National and World rankings.

Profile

Date of birth: 18 March 1997

Borough/District: Tonbridge & Malling

Current ranking:  GB Number 2 (under 21 category) and top 10 in the Senior Men

Career highlights

  • 2017: Silver medal at the National Championships Under 21 Men’s Singles
  • 2017: Selected for the Senior National Team and played in the European Team Championships
  • 2017: Reached the Quarter Final at the European U21 Championships in Russia
  • 2017: Played in the Pingisligan (Swedish League, Premier Division)
  • 2017: Bronze medal in the men’s singles at BUCS
  • 2016: Silver medal at the Senior Nationals Under 21 Men’s Singles
  • 2016: Bronze medal at the Senior Nationals Under 21 Men’s Doubles
  • 2016: Sussex Satellite Grand Prix Champion
  • 2016: Selected to play at the ITTF Junior Circuit Finals in India
  • 2015: Selected for the Commonwealth Championships in India
  • 2015: Qualified for World Junior Championships, France
  • 2015: Bronze medals in both the Singles and Team events at the Senior Home 6 Nations, Ireland
  • 2015: Silver medal in the Singles at the TTF Global Junior Circuit, Serbia
  • 2015: Silver medal at the Senior Nationals Under 21 Men’s Singles
  • 2015: Bronze medals in both the Singles and the Doubles at the ITTF Global Junior Premium Circuit, Bahrain
  • 2015: Selected to represent England in the European Youth Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 2015: Junior Master’s Champion
  • 2014: Won the junior boys’ Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles at the Cadet and Junior National Championships in Preston
  • 2014: Won the junior boys’ Singles at the Tees Active Stockton-on-Tees Junior 4 Star Open
  • 2014: Silver medal in the Singles and gold medal in the Doubles at the Croatia Junior and Cadet Open
  • 2014: National Junior Masters Individual Event winner and selected to play the qualifying event for the Youth Olympic Games
  • 2013/14: Junior English National champion – Individual and Doubles
  • 2013/14: Junior English National Finalist – Doubles
  • 2013: Team and Doubles champion and bronze medallist in the Individual event at the Malta Open
  • 2013: UK Schools Games triple champion – Individual, Team and Overall
  • 2013: Selected to represent England in the European Youth Championships, to be held in Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • 2012: Silver medal in the junior Singles and gold medal in the Mixed Doubles
  • 2012: Competed in the ISF World Schools’ Table Tennis Championships, Italy
  • 2012: Bronze medal in the Doubles event at the Czech Republic Youth Open – Cadet
  • 2011: English National Championships – Cadet Boys Singles & Doubles winner
  • 2011: UK Six Nations Championship – Team and Individual Event Champion
  • 2011: Gold medals in the Individual and Team event at the Home Nations Table Tennis – Cadet
  • Member of the International Youth Squad of the BTTF
  • Member of the Youth Development Squad of the ETTA
  • Winner of many 4* tournaments at under *11, 13, 15 and age groups
  • 2010: National Schools Under 13 Winner
  • 2010: Lloyds TSB Local Hero Award
  • 2009: National Under 15 Doubles Finalist
  • 2008: Six Nations Primary Schools Winner
  • 2008: Individual and Doubles champion at the Four Nations tournament